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Notice #: 0000048107-01
Public Hearings



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, by its chairperson, of a public hearing to be conducted by the Neighborhood Commission of the City and County of Honolulu, pursuant to Section 91-3 and 92-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and Sections 4-105.4, 13-106 and 14-104, of the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu 1973 (2000 Edition), as amended, for the purpose of receiving public testimony on a proposal to adjust the distribution of seats for the Mililani/Waipio/Melemanu Neighborhood Board No. 25 by increasing its four (4) At-Large seats to eight (8) at large seats and decreasing one seat in each its four (4) subdistricts.

The date of the hearing is:
AUGUST 27, 2008, WEDNESDAY, 7:45 p.m.
Mililani Recreation Center III
95-281 Kaloapau Street
Mililani, Hawaii 96789

The Proposal would adjust the Boards structure as follows:
At-Large seats shall be increased from four (4) to eight (8); and
Subdistrict 1 seats shall be reduced from five (5) to four (4); and
Subdistrict 2 seats shall be reduced from four (4) to three (3); and
Subdistrict 3 seats shall be reduced from four (4) to three (3); and
Subdistrict 4 seats shall be reduced from six (6) to five (5).
The total number of board seats will remain at twenty-three (23).

Any interested person desiring to be heard or to submit information, data, views or arguments on the proposed amendment is requested to register at the public hearing site beginning thirty (30) minutes prior to the starting time of the public hearing, as specified above, and is encouraged to submit three (3) copies of their testimony or statements in writing at the same time. All speakers will be limited to a three (3) minute presentation.

Anyone unable to attend the public hearing may file a written statement addressed to: Testimony, Attention Chairperson, Neighborhood
Commission, 530 South King Street, Room 406, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.
Written statements must be received by noon on Friday, September 12, 2008.

Any disabled person requiring accommodations at these hearings may call the Neighborhood Commission Office at 768-3710 for details at least 72 hours prior to the hearing.

Should the Commission accept the petition, it will become effective with the next Neighborhood Board election.

By: Grant Tanimoto
Neighborhood Commission (SB48107 7/15/08)